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Aircraft Flight Instructor

Created 13 days ago
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Apply your knowledge of fixed-wing or rotary aircraft to do professional educational work as a staff Aircraft Flight Instructor. You will help train new hires in instrumentation, on-ground, and in-flight, and you will perform aircrew and pilot proficiency evaluations.

***Eligibility: This job is open to Veterans with VEOA eligibility; current federal employees with competitive status; current and former Land Management employees who qualify under the Land Management Workforce Flexibility Act; and individuals eligible under a noncompetitive special hiring authority.

This Aircraft Flight Instructor position is with the Air and Marine Operations (AMO), within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), at the National Air Training Center (NATC) located in Oklahoma City, OK. Typical assignments include:

  • Instructing or evaluating student pilots in advanced instrument flight techniques, human factors, cockpit resource management, emergency procedures, and the operation of high-performance aircraft which includes hazardous maneuvers and procedures.
  • Instructing pilots in methods of instruction and evaluating their proficiency to engage in flight instruction.
  • Testing and certifying aircraft airworthiness by evaluating mechanical deficiencies and functionality of the airframe, components, and systems.
  • Planning, scheduling, implementing, and maintaining airplane and/or helicopter training programs for CBP.
  • Evaluating program safety and flight procedures and recommending corrective action or additional training.

Salary and Benefits

This position starts at a salary of $103,409 (GS-13, Step 1) to $134,435 (GS-13, Step 10) with promotion potential to $134,435 (GS-13, Step 10). Employees receive the full package of federal employment benefits that include health and insurance plans, a generous annual and sick leave program, and participation in the Thrift Savings Plan, a retirement plan similar to a traditional 401(k) offering.